NASA and the European Space Agency ESA have joined forces and resources to explore the Red Planet.* Engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory are getting their ATHLETE some exercise.* This new composite image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the Spitzer Space Telescope shows two colliding galaxies more than a 100 million years after they first impacted each other.* A half-dozen students participating in NASA’s INSPIRE summer internship program at the Dryden Flight Research Center are learning first-hand about the start-to-finish lifecycle of flight testing experimental aircraft.* 50 years ago, NASA launched its first communications satellite, Echo 1.